Cutting down

So, in my previous post we went to Groote Post Wine Estate to see how to ‘re-work” vines and give them about an extra 10 years of life. This year we will do 3 blocks. One Shiraz, one [...]

Groote Post, Darling

Well, such a beautiful week in the Western Cape! The best weather to be outside, and even better to be amongst vineyards. So I took one of our producers to go see the vineyards at Groote Post, [...]

Domaine Gardies

Our last visit was at Domaine Gardies from CĂ´tes du Roussillon in the South of France owned by the Gardies Family. The winery has roughly 35 hectares of vineyards, and the oldest vines are 110 [...]

Les Clos de Paulilles

Located between Collioure and Banyuls, lays a winery unique in every way. With the closest vines to the ocean only 19meters away, this is a recipe for something great to come. The estate ranges [...]

Bonjour France

So here we were, in France, and on the coast. Beautiful views, rolling hills covered in vineyards, the ocean, wine and food. What more could you need? What more could you want!! We stayed at [...]

Back to Barcelona

So back we went to Barcelona, our last stop before we hit France. We were met with an absolutely stunning day in the city. It was time to be a tourist. And how I enjoyed it! The buildings are [...]